Market Activity

  • 12Apr2010
    April 12th, 2011 Island Sales top 193 Million

    April 12th, 2011 Island Sales top 193 Million

    This week 19 more island properties went under contract. So far in 2011, closed and pending real estate sales have exceeded 193 million dollars on Sanibel & Captiva representing a 23% increase over this same period last year.

    Trip Advisor just announced the winners of their 2011 Travelers’ Choice Beaches Awards and Sanibel and Captiva are both listed in their Top 10 Beach Destinations in the United States!

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  • 1Apr2010
    Sanibel Real Estate Seminar Addresses Short Sales & Auctions

    Sanibel Real Estate Seminar Addresses Short Sales & Auctions

    SANIBEL ISLAND, FL (April, 1 2010) – Wednesday’s seminar "Which Properties Are Selling And Why" held at the Sanibel Community House answered many questions regarding today’s real estate conditions and changes that could occur in the coming months as new legislation is enacted.

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  • 24Mar2010
    As Dollar Declines - Foreign Investors Increase

    As Dollar Declines - Foreign Investors Increase

    Recently Pfeifer Realty Group has experienced an increase in the number of calls and emails from foreign investors interested in Sanibel, Captiva, Cape Coral and Fort Myers real estate. The majority have come from investors and second home buyers in Canada and the United Kingdom. The dramatic drop in property values from their peak 4 years ago combined with a falling dollar have created a "once in a lifetime" opportunity for foreign investors to own a property in paradise.

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  • 23Mar2010
    Ask the Experts Seminar - Which Properties are Selling?

    Ask the Experts Seminar - Which Properties are Selling?

    REAL ESTATE SEMINAR: "Which Properties Are Selling And Why"

    Mark your calendar to attend "Which Properties are Selling and Why"! This informative Real Estate Seminar Wednesday March 31st, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. at the Community House on Sanibel Island. Eric Pfeifer will discuss "Current Market Conditions" Tim Drobnyk, Broker-Associate will discuss "Selling Your Home By Auction" and Jeff Passantino, Realtor, PA and CDPE will discuss "The Short Sale Process".

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    Posted By:Eric Pfeifer
  • 23Mar2010

    REAL ESTATE SEMINAR: "Which Properties Are Selling And Why"

    Sanibel Real Estate
    Mark your calendar to attend "Which Properties are Selling and Why"! This informative Real Estate Seminar Wednesday March 31st, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. at the Community House on Sanibel Island. Eric Pfeifer will discuss "Current Market Conditions" Tim Drobnyk, Broker-Associate will discuss "Selling Your Home By Auction" and Jeff Passantino, Realtor, PA and CDPE will discuss "The Short Sale Process".

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  • 4Mar2010
    2010 Sanibel & Captiva Sales Up from 2009

    2010 Sanibel & Captiva Sales Up from 2009

    March 4, 2010: To date a total of 103 Sanibel and Captiva homes, condos or vacant land have gone under contract or closed in 2010. During this same time period in 2009 only 58 properties went under contract or closed. What conclusions, if any can be drawn from this 77% increase in the number of properties going under contract?

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    Posted By:Eric Pfeifer
  • 29Oct2009
    Who's Buying Sanibel Real Estate

    Who's Buying Sanibel Real Estate

    As October comes to a close, many neighbors and friends are returning to their tropical island homes. Businesses are a little busier, left turns take a little longer, and it is a wonderful price to pay as we enter some of the best months of island living! Welcome Back!

    As the weather cools off, our market in warming up. Lower prices have caught the interest of investors who previously felt shut out by our frenzied years of rising real estate prices. For an update on which properties are selling and under contract, sign up for our weekly email updates.

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    Posted By:Eric Pfeifer
  • 17Sep2009
    Sales Activity Reflects Lower Prices

    Sales Activity Reflects Lower Prices

    The activity on Sanibel, Captiva and throughout lee County is picking up as most people feel we are at the end of the downturn of the residential real estate cycle. The opportunity has never been better to buy your piece of paradise in Southwest Florida. There are lots of great properties from which to choose, the prices are low, and the interest rates remain very attractive. Please call me if you are interested in taking advantage of a great opportunity.

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    Posted By:Eric Pfeifer